488  
WWUS81 KRNK 221400  
SPSRNK  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
1000 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017  
 
WVZ042>044-507-508-221415-  
WESTERN GREENBRIER-MERCER-SUMMERS-EASTERN GREENBRIER-MONROE-  
1000 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017  
   
..THIS MESSAGE IS FOR TEST PURPOSES ONLY
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN YOUR OFFICE HAS ISSUED A TEST  
MESSAGE FOR THE WEST VIRGINIA STATEWIDE TORNADO DRILL.  
 
THIS INCLUDES ALL COUNTIES IN WEST VIRGINIA AND IS VALID UNTIL  
1015 AM EST.  
 
THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE.  
 
THIS IS A TEST. REPEAT...THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE FOR THE WEST  
VIRGINIA STATEWIDE TORNADO DRILL. THERE IS NO SEVERE WEATHER  
OCCURRING AT THIS TIME.  
 
THIS TEST MESSAGE IS PART OF THE ANNUAL WEST VIRGINIA TORNADO DRILL.  
IF THIS WERE AN ACTUAL SEVERE WEATHER EVENT...YOU WOULD BE GIVEN  
INFORMATION ABOUT THE HAZARD. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE, THE WEST  
VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT  
AGENCY, THE WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE WEST  
VIRGINIA BROADCASTER ASSOCIATION ENCOURAGES THE USE OF THIS TIME TO  
EITHER ACTIVATE OR REVIEW YOUR SEVERE WEATHER SAFETY PLANS.  
 
REPEATING...THIS HAS BEEN A TEST TORNADO WARNING MESSAGE FOR THE  
2017 WEST VIRGINIA TORNADO DRILL. THIS CONCLUDES THE TEST.  
 
THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. REPEAT...THIS IS A TEST.  
 
LAT...LON 3813 8046 3791 8020 3753 8044 3739 8104  
3737 8131 3776 8078  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1400Z 238DEG 50KT 3769 8071  
 

 
 
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